‘The world is changing:’ Why the contingent workforce isn’t going away

Follow Kathryn Moody on Twitter HR professionals are commonly told to “do more with less.  But if necessity is the mother of invention, disruption is the family member looming in the background holding a rolled up newspaper. Tightening resources, changing technologies and frustrated employees calling for more flexibility have forced HR professionals to find adaptable… Continue reading ‘The world is changing:’ Why the contingent workforce isn’t going away

The Impact Of Impending Labor Shortages On Field Service

by Michael R. Blumberg One of the most pressing concerns among field service executives is the impending shortage of skilled workers. These concerns are well-founded. The U.S. labor market is expected to face a shortage of approximately 8.2 million workers by 2027, reports Thomas Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors.  The U.S. labor… Continue reading The Impact Of Impending Labor Shortages On Field Service

We’re about to find out how big the gig economy actually is

By Sarah Kessler, the deputy editor of Quartz At Work For the first time since the rise of the term “gig economy,” the US federal government will release data showing how many workers rely on non-traditional work arrangements like temp work, freelancing, and on-call work.  The June 7, 2018 disclosure has been much anticipated. According… Continue reading We’re about to find out how big the gig economy actually is

Global Field Service Management Market Will Reach USD 6.68 Billion by 2023

(NEW YORK, NEWSWIRE)   Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Field Service Management Market by Solution (Work Order Management, Inventory Management, Customer Management, Mobile Field Service Management, Schedule, Dispatch, & Route Optimization, Billing, Invoicing, & Mobile Payments, and Others), by Deployment Mode (On-premises and Cloud), for Verticals (BFSI, Manufacturing, Telecom & IT, Retail,… Continue reading Global Field Service Management Market Will Reach USD 6.68 Billion by 2023

How the gig economy could help close the skills gap

By Gregory Ferenstein, contractor with Tech4America, a San Francisco-based tech policy nonprofit. Former President Obama often referred to the “train and pray” trap of workforce education, in which people intensively bury themselves in books and hope that there’s a job waiting for them on the other side of a credential.  In a new economic analysis,… Continue reading How the gig economy could help close the skills gap

Techadox To Play Key Role At Field Service USA 2018 Conference

The new contingent labor platform will sponsor the Field Service USA Conference, the premiere gathering of service, support, and customer care leaders. Techadox is hitting the ground running in the field service market, as the company announces their sponsorship of the Field Service USA 2018 Conference. Field Service USA Conference is the leading convention for… Continue reading Techadox To Play Key Role At Field Service USA 2018 Conference

Operational Agility in the Age of On-Demand Field Service

With emerging technology and the IT industry developing day by day, the traditional concept of contingent workforce management must grow and develop to optimize the way work gets done. The data found in the Ardent Partners’ market research numbers tells the story: “40% of today’s total global workforce is comprised of non-employee talent, including independent… Continue reading Operational Agility in the Age of On-Demand Field Service